Kolkata: West Bengal Police has allegedly threatened a gang rape victim in West Bengal for lodging a complaint against Trinamool Congress (TMC) leaders. Top court counsel Monika Arora alleged that a gang rape victim from Birbhum in West Bengal was threatened by police officials for lodging a complaint against leaders of the ruling TMC who allegedly gangraped her.
Just now Gangrape victim in Bengal being threatened by police from Shantiniktan, Birbhum? Monika Arora (@advmonikaarora) July 23, 2021
-Police says they will take her to police station just now at nite because she complained against TMC leaders who gangraped her.
Pls help her@jdhankhar1@AmitShah
In a tweet, advocate Monica Arora said that santiniketan police officials reached the victim's house on Friday (July 23, 2021) and threatened her to accuse TMC leaders of gang rape. Police officials allegedly threatened him saying he would take him to the police station only on Friday night as he lodged a complaint against TMC leaders. Dr. Shruti Mishra, professor and activist at Delhi University, shared an audio clip in which the victim can be heard saying 'Aapati'.
In a tweet, Dr. Shruti Mishra said, "In West Bengal, the Constitution, law, fundamental rights, humanity are all at stake. Instead of providing justice to the victim, the police have come to arrest the victim at 8 pm." In an audio clip shared by Dr Mishra, the victim says that six police officers of Santiniketan police station came to her house and threatened her father that they would take her daughter to the police station.